Topics Map > Office 365 > Outlook
Topics Map > Office 365 > General

Office 365 (Outlook 2016 | Outlook 2013) - Apply stationery or backgrounds to email messages

Stationery includes backgrounds and patterns and offers a set of unified design elements, such as fonts, bullets, colors, and effects that you can apply to messages. you can also make your own personal stationery.

Note: This procedure only works if you use HTML as your message format.


How do I change the format of all my new messages to HTML?

  1. Click the File tab.

  2. Click Options.

  3. Click Mail.

  4. Under Compose messages, in the Compose messages in this message format list, click HTML.

Apply Outlook stationery and themes to all messages

Note: If you try this procedure without HTML as your message format, the message Themes are not installed appears. 
  1. Click the File tab. 

  2. Click Options.

  3. Click Mail.

  4. Click Stationery and Fonts.

  5. On the Personal Stationery tab, click Theme.

  6. Under Choose a theme, click the theme or stationery that you want and then click OK. 

  7. Select the font options that you want to use. 

Apply Outlook stationery and themes to a single message
  1. Click the Home tab. 

  2. In the New group, click New Items, point to Email Message Using, and then click More Stationery.

  3. Under Choose a Theme, click the theme or stationery that you want and then click OK.

  4. Compose and send your message.

Turn off Outlook stationery and themes
  1. Click on the File tab. 

  2. Click Options.

  3. Click Mail.

  4. Under Compose messages, click Stationery and Fonts.

  5. On the Personal Stationery tab, click Theme.

  6. Under Choose a Theme, click (No Theme).


For more information, please visit the Office Help & Training site.

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at help@nmsu.edu.




Keywords:office 365 outlook 2016 2013 apply stationery backgrounds email messages   Doc ID:72452
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-04-10 10:19 MSTUpdated:2017-04-10 10:19 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
Feedback:  0   2